No News is Good News?


2019 has seen fewer reported incidents of mail threats in the news, compared to 2018. 

With concerted efforts across government agencies and industry to employ more offsite screening tactics, we are seeing various threats and hoaxes are being found early and are mitigated before they become a full-scale incident and hit the national news.

It is important for us to remember that we should not become complacent just because we are not seeing disastrous situations being reported, but rather, we should continue to remain vigilant and keep the positive trend going!

As we wrap up the year, I thought it would be helpful to provide a roundup of our top five articles which offer the best tips and advice for remaining diligent in your mail screening practice, particularly with the holiday season upon us and a higher volume of mail and packages to be processed.

The #1 Best Practice for Mail Security and Screening

Top 5 Myths in Mailroom Screening and Security

6 Things We Learned from the Recent Ricin and Mail Bomb Attacks

Top 5 Questions to Ask When Looking for an Offsite Mail Screening Facility

Mailroom Threat Quick Reference Guide

As always, SoBran is interested in hearing about your personal experiences and your thoughts on the current state of mail screening best practices. Please feel free to reach out to us anytime at to share your opinion or make suggestions for future topics!